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Subject: Re: [boost] request for interest in a garbage collection library
From: Achilleas Margaritis (axilmar_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-24 10:08:47

"Mathias Gaunard" <mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Sebastian Redl wrote:
>> Compacting (or otherwise moving) garbage collectors require detailed
>> knowledge. They must know where the pointers to the moved objects are
>> and modify them. Conservative GCs do not know this.
> But precise ones do.
> And precise garbage collection can be implemented in C++ just fine.

Precise garbage collection can be implemented, but what about pointers
stored in registers and temporaries? those can't be changed.

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